Braemar, New South Wales

Braemar /ˈbrmɑːr/ is a northern village of the Southern Highlands of New South Wales, Australia in Wingecarribee Shire. It is located 2 km north-east of Mittagong and is often considered to include the hamlet villages of Balaclava and Willow Vale.

Braemar
New South Wales
Braemar is located in New South Wales
Braemar
Braemar
Coordinates34°25′52″S 150°28′59″E / 34.431°S 150.483°E / -34.431; 150.483Coordinates: 34°25′52″S 150°28′59″E / 34.431°S 150.483°E / -34.431; 150.483
Population447 (2016 census)[1]
Postcode(s)2575
Location119 km (74 mi) South-West of Sydney CBD
LGA(s)Wingecarribee Shire
RegionSouthern Highlands
CountyCamden
ParishColo, Mittagong
State electorate(s)Wollondilly
Federal Division(s)Whitlam
Localities around Braemar:
Colo Vale Aylmerton
Willow Vale Braemar Aylmerton
Balaclava

HistoryEdit

Braemar had a passenger train station on the Picton Loop railway line, which opened as Rushs Platform on 1 March 1867. In 1892 it was renamed Braemar to coincide with the renaming of the village. On 5 August 1978, the station was closed to passenger services. At present, the station only services a concrete sleeper supplier and the company Clyde Engineering.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Braemar". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 25 July 2017.